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Online Governance Resources for the Board of Trustees

Resume of Charlene M. Dukes, Ed. D, President Emeritus, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Maryland (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  
Since Dr. Dukes has agreed to serve as interim president of Montgomery College, her extensive experience and many accomplishments are shared here, to help the community familiarize themselves with her work.

Advocacy: MC Office of Government Relationsnew window 
The Government Relations Office serves as Montgomery College's liaison to the community and all levels of government: federal, state, county, and local municipalities.

Board of Trustees Bylaws (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  
Read Chapter 1, Board of Trustees Bylaws, from the Official College Policies and Procedures.

Envisioning the Futurenew window 
Environmental scans of major topic areas through Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analyses.

Maryland Association of Community Collegesnew window 
MACC is organized to achieve the collective legislative and other statewide goals of its members and to advocate the benefits of community college services for the citizens of the State of Maryland.

Maryland Open Meetings Actnew window
Maryland's Open Meetings Act is a statute that requires many State and local public bodies to hold their meetings in public, to give the public adequate notice of those meetings, and to allow the public to inspect meetings minutes. 

Maryland Public Information Actnew window
Maryland’s Public Information Act grants the people of this State a broad right of access to public records while protecting legitimate governmental interests and the privacy rights of individual citizens.

Maryland Statutes and Codenew window
The Board of Trustees of Montgomery College derives its authority from Title 16 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code of The Public General Laws of Maryland, which provides the legal basis for the control and administration of Maryland’s community colleges.

State Ethics Commissionnew window 
The goals of the State Ethics Commission as established in the State Ethics Law, State Government Article, Title 15, are

  • to insure that the public has the highest trust in its officials and employees and to assure the public that impartiality and independence of judgment is maintained;
  • to prevent the conduct of State business from being subject to improper influence or even the appearance of improper influence;
  • to guard against improper influence by administering public disclosure programs and a program establishing standards of conduct for employees and officials.